Born in Eto Ward, Tokyo. Grew up in Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture. Nickname is “Tomochan”.
The double million seller album “LOVE BRACE” featured such hit songs as “I’m Proud”, “I BELIEVE”, and “Hate tell a lie”. Tetsuya Komuro, her producer at the time, praised her for being “able to sing about love”. She has influenced later artists such as Kyoko Fukada (actress) and Ayumi Hamasaki (singer).
Since June 2007, she had been on a long hiatus until on November 23rd, 2012, she officially announced her comeback starting December 1st. She also announced her comeback on December 5th at the FNS Kayousai.
Official Website: http://ogipro.com/talent/kaharatomomi/
Warner Music Japan: http://wmg.jp/artist/kahala/